Short gastric veins

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Short gastric veins
Bilebladder.png
The portal vein and its tributaries (short gastric veins visible at upper right)
Details
Latin Venae gastricae breves
Drains from
Stomach
Drains to
Splenic vein
Identifiers
Gray's p.681
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850386
TA A12.3.12.030
FMA 70931
Anatomical terminology

The short gastric veins, four or five in number, drain the fundus and left part of the greater curvature of the stomach, and pass between the two layers of the gastrolienal ligament to end in the splenic vein or in one of its large tributaries.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)